Dutch watchdog says 10 reports of possible side effects after Astrazeneca vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled “Astra Zeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo, in this illustration photo taken March 14, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch organization tasked with reporting adverse drug reactions said on Monday it has had 10 reports of incidents after vaccinations with AstraZeneca, following the Dutch government’s decision to pause use of the vaccine as a precaution.

The Pharmacovigilance Centre Lareb said in a statement side effects seen in the Netherlands include possible cases of thrombosis or embolisms, but not of a lowered number of platelets, as has been reported reported in Denmark and Norway.

Source: Read Full Article